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Property Ref: 70254

Profitable Backpacker for Sale in Greymouth

Property Type: Backpackers

Sale Type: Freehold Going Concern

Region: West Coast

Physical Address: 42 – 54 Cowper Street, Greymouth

Price: Land, Buildings & Business - offers over $985,000 + GST if any

Broker: Tracey Green

Mobile: +64 22 410 8710


Seize the moment to acquire Global Village Backpackers, a thriving Travellers Lodge located in the heart of Greymouth, West Coast. Renowned for its award-winning status and profitability, this unique property, adorned with a captivating Global Art theme, offers a seamless entry for those looking to enter the tourism industry. Take advantage of this opportunity to own and run a successful business attracting domestic and international travellers throughout the year. 

Property Highlights:

Room Variety: Offering 16 room types, including single, twin, double, and dorm rooms, accommodating up to 50 guests.

Global Art Theme: International flare, beautifully decorated and themed with a stylish lounge, TV room, library, kitchen, and dining room.

Profitable Business: Demonstrating great profitability over the years, Global Village is perfect for anyone eager to step into the tourism sector.

Turnkey Operation: A straightforward step-in-and-run business with a solid network of repeat guests.

Unique Amenities: Features an original Finnish sauna and gym facility.

Proximity to Local Amenities: Close to all local amenities, the beach, and offers kayaks and bicycles for hire.

Modern Facilities: Energy-efficient hot water and central heating system, super modern bathroom facilities, new roof, new exterior cladding and joinery and double glazing.

Manager’s Apartment: Comfortable owner’s/manager’s apartment with an attached office and reception area.


Greymouth, considered the heart of the West Coast, provides a diverse range of activities and attractions for all types of travellers, including walking tracks, fishing, surfing, white water rafting, quad biking, greenstone (Pounamu) hunting, and horse riding. Due to open in late 2023/ early 2024 is the Pounamu Pathway which will open in the centre of Greymouth attracting visits, designed by Weta workshop it will be a major visitor attraction. Greymouth is also is the hub for the recently opened Paparoa Great Walk and the WestCoast Wilderness Trail. The Backpackers borders Sawyers Creek and Lake Karoro Tidal Wetlands, providing great access for guests to explore the waterways with free Kayak hire available to them.

Global Village Backpackers, a purpose-built upmarket property, has been meticulously managed for 18 years. Now, as the current owners look to move on, a rare opportunity arises for a new owner to take the reins of this quality business.

If you aspire to operate a lucrative, trendy backpackers and embrace the lifestyle it offers, contact Tracey now!

For more information or to arrange your private viewing, please contact specialist Accommodation Business Broker, Tracey Green on +64 22 410 8710 or email


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Confidential - Four years ended - 31 March 2020

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Property Details

Property Type


Sale Type

Freehold Going Concern


West Coast

Physical Address

42 – 54 Cowper Street, Greymouth


Land, Buildings & Business - offers over $985,000 + GST if any

Contact Agents

Tracey Green

Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure Business Broker
Kaikoura, Marlborough, Tasman, Nelson & the West Coast
International: +64 22 410 8710
NZ Mobile: 022 410 8710



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